Employment opportunities at CEU

  • Central European University (CEU) is seeking talented and highly motivated candidates for the position of Data and System Specialist. This is a new position at CEU and it is intended to play a key role in assisting and developing original research based on large-scale datasets and computational methods.

  • Central European University (CEU) seeks two academic technologists to work collaboratively to support online learning, instructional design, and collaborative technologies at a highly regarded international graduate institution. This is an exciting opportunity to promote and support academic technologies for teaching, learning and research. Both positions will work with faculty, staff and students to support design and development of new and existing blended or online course offerings utilizing appropriate e-learning tools, course management systems, and distance learning technologies.
    We envision that one position will focus more heavily on instructional design and online content development and the other on collaborative technologies and distance learning, although there will be distinct synergy between the two. Both positions require strong technical background as well as knowledge and experience with e-learning tools, instructional design, and online pedagogy. The successful applicants will work with other campus partners to promote and evaluate effective technologies, as well as strategies and best practices for e-learning.

  • The Department of Cognitive Science at Central European University announces the opening of one post-doctoral position at the Cognitive Development Center (CDC).
    The research is funded by a European Research Council. The application is continuous and the position is open from February 2018 until it is filled for one year with a possibility of extension for another year.

  • The School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for the Executive Assistant to the Head position.

    The Executive Assistant will provide executive support on a daily basis, managing the Head’s schedule and related communication, assisting with a range of operational matters related to the work of the Head and liaise with SPP senior professional staff as necessary. The Executive Assistant will also be responsible for office management at SPP. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, as well as administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The ideal individual must have strong attention to detail, be able to work under the pressure of deadlines and handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion, be creative and enjoy working within entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community-oriented. The Executive Assistant will report to the Head of the School.

  • The School of Public Policy is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Professor in Applied Economics.
    The newly appointed faculty member will help shape SPP’s progressive research agenda, teaching programs and engagement with practice. We seek an academic committed to contributing to public policy through excellent research, innovative teaching, extensive engagement with policy practice, and cooperation with CEU’s external partners. The initial appointment is for four years, renewable. Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is foreseen, but exceptional candidates may be considered for the Associate Professor level.

  • The Department of Gender Studies at Central European University invites applications for a fulltime Assistant Professor in the field of Gender and Migration with specialization in the Middle East and North Africa. We seek a scholar whose research and teaching applies post- or decolonial feminist perspectives to issues of migration, refugees, and other topics related to contemporary struggles centered on Islam and the Middle Eastern region.
    While we do not require a specific disciplinary background, we prefer a scholar trained in social scientific approaches with a strong background in gender studies and/or feminist theory and the ability to incorporate scholarship from across disciplinary boundaries in their research, teaching, and mentoring. Expertise in visual analysis or new media is a plus but not required.

  • The Center for Network Science of the Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in the area of Data Science. We expect applications from scholars with a PhD in Computer Science or Data Science, who have an excellent publication record with applications of data science methods to large datasets, addressing problems related to computational social science. The candidate should have strong motivation for interdisciplinary research (especially with the social sciences) and be interested in participating in projects with several departments at CEU. Experience in data science areas, such as: data mining, machine learning, natural languages processing, or visualization is a must and should be emphasized in the application. Capability of high quality teaching is assumed. The Center for Network Science was established as an interdisciplinary unit, integrating natural science and social science approaches.

  • Central European University's Legal Studies Department invites applications for two 12-month fixed-term Postdoctoral/Research Fellowships as part of its Demise of Constitutionalism Project funded by CEU’s Intellectual Themes Initiative.

  • The IT Department at Central European University invites applications for a Student Systems Support position. This is a great opportunity for talented professionals to join an international organization that is currently undergoing major transformation, replacing its Student Information System.

  • The IT Department of the Central European University invites applications for a full-time IT Support Specialist position for the Budapest Nádor utca 9 campus and occasionally for the Kerepesi út 87 student dormitory.

  • CEU seeks a full-time Research & Data Management Officer to join its Development Office in Budapest, Hungary. The incumbent will be responsible for managing prospect research and ensuring the integrity of donor records as well as overall data management for the Development Office.

  • The Department of Legal Studies at Central European University invites applications for a full-time MA/LLM Coordinator position.
    The Department of Legal Studies provides high-quality advanced legal education and education in human rights, comparative constitutional law, and international business law. Its programs are among the finest in Europe, enabling students to obtain a solid grounding in fundamental legal concepts in civil law and common law systems and to develop unique skills in comparative analysis. Our students are encouraged to see complex legal and social problems in their broader context and seek solutions across continents and disciplines.
    More information is available at http://legal.ceu.hu/.

  • Feb 1, 2018

    The Department of International Relations at Central European University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position. Successful candidates will have expertise in the study of global governance. Preference will be given to candidates with a specific focus on sociologically informed approaches seeking to illuminate everyday experiences of (in) security and/or (under)development, transnational or international integration processes, and formal and informal international institutions. The department welcomes applications from those who also have a proven interest in qualitative methods and innovative teaching. Further advantages include regional expertise in the European, post-Soviet or Middle East areas, a track record of fieldwork research and/or policy or civic engagement.

  • Feb 1, 2018

    The Nationalism Studies Program and Department of Political Science at Central European University invite applications for a full-time position in Nationalism and Politics at the rank of assistant professor to begin in August 2018. The initial contract is for four years, with the possibility of renewal and promotion. The candidate will be expected to teach courses related to Global Migration; Minority Protection; Federalism; Comparative Politics; and Methodology of Comparative Social Research. Candidates with a specific focus on the contemporary accommodation of ethnic, racial and linguistic diversity (e.g. consociationalism, federalism) are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates engaged in comparative research, focusing on both European and non-European regions. The candidate should have a proven track record in publishing on these topics, preferably in political science journals.

  • Feb 4, 2018

    The Social Mind Center at Central European University invites applications for a research assistant position. The successful candidate will help the researchers at the Center in designing and conducting experiments with healthy human adults and children, and in analyzing and publishing the collected data. In addition, responsibilities will include recruitment of subjects from schools and kindergartens.

  • Mar 15, 2018

    The Jewish Studies Program at the Central European University invites applications for a twelve-month teaching and research fellowship on a topic related to Jewish cultural and literary studies. (3-month teaching period, 9-month research period) The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course in the winter semester. The specific disciplinary and thematic areas of specialization are open, but preference will be given to candidates working on Western, Central and/or Eastern Europe, who can offer broad, thematic courses.

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